The BIDBI Blog

The BIDBI Blog is curated by the marketing team giving you weekly news, views and updates from inside the BIDBI universe as well as reporting on the wider issues affecting UK business and Eco friendly matters. 

Happy Birthday BIDBI

  • 17th July 2017

On Friday 14th July we celebrated our 10th birthday with an open day. Clients, suppliers, local businesses and dignitaries attended, and had a tour of our factory as well as being able to print their own bag.   It was great to be able to... Read More

Celebrate with BIDBI

  • 4th July 2017

This summer will mark 10 years since BIDBI was founded, and we would like to celebrate this occasion with you. We will be having an open day/birthday celebration on Friday 14th July 2017 at our Sheffield factory and everyone is welcome. There will be the chance to meet the team, tour... Read More

Customer Report- Nature Watch Foundation

  • Claire Brazington
  • 29th June 2017

This week we hear from Nature Watch Foundation, a registered charity that aims to stop animal cruelty and advance animal welfare standards around the world.   Naturewatch Foundation is a registered charity that has been speaking out on behalf of animals for over 25 years. In... Read More

Eco News Roundup June 2017- Whale Found With 4kg Of Plastic Inside Stomach

  • Richard Robinson
  • 28th June 2017

  Whale Found With 4kg Of Plastic Inside Stomach  In late 2015 a cuvier beaked whale was found off the coast of the Isle of Skye with over four kilograms of plastic bags inside it's stomach. This plastic caused the whale's stomach to be inflamed and irritated, leading it to... Read More

We <3 Our Customers

  • 23rd June 2017

We love new customers, it's a great feeling when they've found out about us from a friend or been recommended from somewhere. We like to think that once they've tried BIDBI they won't leave!   Coast the well known fashion label needed bags as a gift to be given to their... Read More

From Crop to Shop

  • Richard Robinson
  • 13th June 2017

We stock a few different types of cotton bags here at BIDBI, here's a brief guide on picking the right bag for you. Cotton can be spun into different weaves, we stock 3 different variations of a plain or taffeta weave in various weights. Each weave has its own properties thus making the... Read More

Double Trouble

  • 26th May 2017

We have added two new account managers to our team to keep up with the growing demand for printed eco bags. Natasha and Emma, both from Sheffield, and have degrees in Fashion making them a perfect fit for BIDBI.  What Does Your Role Entail? Emma: My role as a Junior Account Manager... Read More

Are you rubbish at recycling?

  • Richard Robinson
  • 18th May 2017

Most of us are familiar with the basics of recycling, but a recent article demonstrates that some of the UK's biggest brands products are not actually recyclable, contrary to the product packaging stating that they are. Why? Mixed materials. Whilst the individual parts of the... Read More

Straight in at the Deep End

  • Charlie Sharkey
  • 8th May 2017

This month we welcomed a few new recruits to the BIDBI team; Charlie Sharkey, originally from Liverpool, joined us as an account manager who will be looking after our promo and sports accounts.  What Does Your Role Entail?  My role at BIDBI is to look after our big fish accounts... Read More

BIDBI exhibits at the Farm Shop & Deli Show Live

  • Harriet Newton
  • 2nd May 2017

Last week BIDBI attended the Farm Shop & Deli Show at the NEC in Birmingham, and what a time we had! It was our first time at the show, and after the amazing response we received it definitely won’t be our last. We went for a rustic, farm shop inspired stand, decorated with... Read More